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Gina Gaston reporting from Haiti

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Haitians were devastated at the beginning of this year when a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck near Port-Au-Prince.

Communities were left in ruins and the country's infrastructure left paralyzed. Thousands were killed and survivors were left with the daunting task of rebuilding in the worst of conditions.

Things went from bad to worse when Hurricane Tomas struck last week and devastated the vulnerable Caribbean island nation even more.

Eyewitness News Anchor Gina Gaston has traveled to Haiti to report on the effects of Tomas and the dire condition of Haitians, who've now endured two natural disasters in the same year.

Look for her reports on Eyewitness News this week, and also here on abc13.com. She's sending us back some video clips using her phone. Those can be seen above.

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